Arts

Dan Houston Uses Art to Tell Stories of Underrepresented Communities  

Dan Houston shows his work in his Sarasota gallery and sells sculptures and paintings online.

08/20/2021 By Jessika Ward

Breaking News

Sarasota City Commission Votes to Keep 'Unconditional Surrender' on the Bayfront

However, it will be moved a short distance away from its current location to make way for U.S. 41-Gulfstream roundabout construction.

11/16/2020 By Megan McDonald

Stay or Go?

Here's What You Thought About Moving Unconditional Surrender

Our polls on Instagram and Twitter say the majority of voters want the statue to stay on the bayfront.

09/25/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Photos Wanted!

Send Us Your Best Photos of Downtown Sarasota's Unconditional Surrender Statue

As the City of Sarasota prepares to start its new roundabout project, we'll be kissing the Unconditional Surrender statue goodbye—at least temporarily. Before we do, we want to see your photos of the downtown landmark (selfies encouraged!).

09/02/2020

Essential Intelligence

Sarasota's Public Art Program Helps Form Our Community Identity

Today, 86 pieces comprise the public art collection, from sculptures to fountains to wall murals, varying in price, size and origin.

07/30/2019 By Olivia Letts

Election Night

Committee Picks Brand New Art for Brand New Roundabouts

As the City of Sarasota grows, so does its public art collection.

07/18/2019 By Olivia Letts

Sweet six

Make Your Voice Heard as the City Picks New Roundabout Art

At a public meeting on Wednesday, July 17, six artists will present their proposals for two huge new additions to Sarasota's public art collection.

07/10/2019 By Olivia Letts

PUBLIC ART

Sarasota Celebrates New Addition to Public Art Collection

Jeff Laramore's "Jumping Fish" sculpture is the 84th piece to be added to the City of Sarasota public art collection. A dedication ceremony will take place on April 8 at 5:30 p.m.

04/02/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Animal Attraction

A Monumental Sculpture Exhibition Comes to The Ringling

Ai Weiwei's Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads is made up of 12 huge bronze sculptures.

05/25/2017 By Kay Kipling

My New Hometown

Steel Sculptor Pamela Olin Moves to Sarasota

Pamela Olin goes to the dogs—the Southeastern Guide dogs, that is.

05/02/2016 By Ilene Denton

Article

Photo of the Week: Unconditional Surrender

Love it or hate it, people flock to the Unconditional Surrender statue in downtown Sarasota.

08/13/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

Article

iShots: 2013 Season of Sculpture

This week, Robert Castro focuses his eye on the pieces on exhibit in the 2013 Sarasota Season of Sculpture.

12/06/2013 By robertc

Article

Sarasota Season Preview 2013: Sarasota Dance, Theater, Music, Visual Arts and More

Your guide to the must-see shows, stars and special events for 2013-2014.

11/01/2013 By Kay Kipling